Martin Shkreli, chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, exits federal court in New York, US, on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Shkreli was arrested on alleged securities fraud related to Retrophin Inc., a biotech firm he founded in 2011. (credit: Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Despite receiving fiery comments from Martin Shkreli, former CEO of the infamous Turing Pharmaceuticals and struggling KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, RZA has no hard feelings towards the beleaguered Wu-Tang Clan fan.
Reports last month revealed that Shkreli had purchased the sole copy of the Wu-Tang album, Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, for $2 million. But after Shkreli’s arrest on charges of securities fraud, RZA, the de facto leader of the Wu-Tang, appeared to distance the group from Shkreli.
The move quickly drew scorn from the former-CEO. In an exclusive interview with HipHopDX, Shkreli said: “If I hand you $2 million, fucking show me some respect. At least have the decency to say nothing or ‘no comment.’” He went on to imply during the interview that the comments could spark a violent feud.
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